Sweet Land of Liberty

Sweet Land of Liberty by Nat Hentoff

September 17, 2014

Struggles to Protect Free Speech on Our College Campuses Continue

As I have often reported, FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) continually fights in the courts and media to protect the free speech rights of students and faculty on college campuses -- no matter their politics or religion (or absence of any). However, much remains for FIRE to do to... continue

September 10, 2014

Far Too Many Black Americans Remain Separate and Unequal

To begin with the remoteness of post-racial America, here are "14 Disturbing Stats About Racial Inequality in American Public Schools" from The Nation: "For the first time in history, the Education Department ... examined school discipline at the pre-K level," discovering that... continue

August 27, 2014

We Awaken to National Militarization of Police, Not Only in Ferguson

We may eventually know the actual facts in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by policeman Darren Wilson in the Missouri town of Ferguson, but the widely publicized full-scale war on protesters there by the police has finally begun to alert Americans of all backgrounds to the militarization of law... continue

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